South African Military History Society


Past meeting-Johannesburg -Feb, 1985.

Mr Ken G.Gillings presented a lecture entitled "A Helpmekaar Duel" to a well attended meeting of the Society. This talk was most interesting and very well illustrated with slides. A more detailed report will follow in a later newsletter.

Forthcoming meetings - March 14th, 1985 Johannesburg
Cmdt O.E.F.Baker - "Some Unusual Experiences of South African P.O.W.'s in World War II" (20h00 at the South African National Museum of Military History.)

Mrs Carol Smale - A talk about her grandfather, Mr S.B. Jones, a Natal Pioneer who took part in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 and the Anglo-Boer War. (Contact Tania van der Watt at Dbn 742970 for details of venue.)

NOTICE OF 19TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the South African Military History Society to be held on the 11th April,1985 at 20h00, The meeting will be held at the Lemmer Auditorium at the S.A.National Museum of Military History, Saxonwold, Johannesburg.

The formal meeting will be followed by a film show.

(Please note that this meeting is on the 11th APRIL, 1985)

Mike Marsh
Secretary- 648-1150(W) /648-1657(H)

P.S. Our Scribe has gone off for a well deserved rest, which he certainly needs as he forgot to prepare this newsletter!


Johannesburg - February 14th - Mr Ken G Gillings - "A Helpmekaar Duel"

Johannesburg - March 14th Cmdt. O.E.F. Baker - "Some Unusual Experiences of South African P.O.W.'s in World War II"

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Col Duxbury has announced that the proposed tour scheduled for 22nd Feb. has been cancelled due to prohibitive costs. - M Marsh

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